Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
The Physician Assistant is responsible for performing clinical assessments and care management services which include developing and interpretation of histories and physical exams, under general supervision and in accordance with standardized procedures. This position is responsible for assisting with the overall care of the Trauma patient from resuscitation through discharge, under the supervision of the Trauma Surgeon. The Physician Assistant (PA) collaborates with and maintains a working relationship with members of the Trauma Team. The PA evaluates trauma patients across the continuum of care, in addition to performing and assisting with pre-approved surgical procedures. The PA will be responsible for documentation of required assessments and procedures, including History and Physicals, tertiary surveys, transfer/discharge/expiration summaries, procedural notes, and medication reconciliation. The PA will write orders and initiate follow-up on diagnostic testing after collaborating with the Trauma Surgeon.
The PA has shift responsibility and works as scheduled by the director. May require rotation between shifts. This position is usually staffed 7days/week. Hand off report is frequently required between shifts.
The Physician Assistant has shift responsibility and works as scheduled by the director. May require rotation between shifts. This position is usually staffed 7days/week. Hand off report is frequently required between shifts.
1+ years’ experience as a Physician Assistant in an acute care environment, Emergency Department or Intensive Care Unit experience preferred.
Graduated from a nationally accredited Physician Assistant program.
Current license as a Physician Assistant in the state of California.
Current board certification as a Physician Assistant.
An individual Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) License issued by the United States DEA for Schedule III-V controlled substances.
Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Life Support (PALS) certifications.